controvert

[kon-truh-vurt, kon-truh-vurt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to argue against; dispute; deny; oppose.
2.
to argue about; debate; discuss.

Origin:
1600–10; alteration of earlier controverse (< Latin contrōversus; see controversy) with -vert from advert1, convert, etc.

controverter, controvertist, noun
controvertible, adjective
controvertibly, adverb
uncontroverted, adjective
uncontrovertedly, adverb
uncontrovertible, adjective
uncontrovertibly, adverb

contravene, controvert.


1. refute, rebut.
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controvert (ˈkɒntrəˌvɜːt, ˌkɒntrəˈvɜːt)
 
vb
1.  to deny, refute, or oppose (some argument or opinion)
2.  to argue or wrangle about
 
[C17: from Latin contrōversus; see controversy]
 
'controverter
 
n
 
contro'vertible
 
adj
 
contro'vertibly
 
adv

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Main Entry:  uncontroverted
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  not disputed or opposed
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Word Origin & History

controvert
c.1600, probably a back-formation from controversy. Related: Controverted (c.1600).
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Example sentences
Not an uncontroverted fact that could work in vacuum.
The court will consider plaintiff's facts uncontroverted.
In this case, it is uncontroverted that a test was made by an electrical contractor.
Nor was there any uncontroverted evidence that the jury failed to consider in its award of damages.
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